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Code Media 2019 Conference
CODE MEDIA 2019 CONFERENCE
November 18-19, 2019
Media and technology companies used to be in separate lanes. Not anymore: Apple and Amazon are now competing directly with Disney and Comcast; Facebook and Google dominate the ad business; and Spotify is both boosting and unnerving the big music labels. And all of this is getting reshuffled, seeming...

VR World 2019 conference
VR WORLD 2019 CONFERENCE
November 26-26, 2019
Now in its 4th year, VR World 2019 is a 1 day conference and exhibition focused on Augmented, Mixed and Virtual Reality and its impact beyond gaming. With multuiple in-depth event tracks and over 100 leading speakers, no other European event covers the market in as much detail. Amid unparalleled net...

Broadcast Networks

Broadcast Networks is a leading independent Systems Integrator of broadcast and digital media solutions, serving an international client base. With more than 20 years experience, Broadcast Networks specialises in the design and implementation of HD and SD Master Control Rooms, studio systems, Outside Broadcast vehicles, on location communications, satellite uplinks and facilities for streaming media.

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At a time when TV viewers have more power than ever to skip past commercials, Madison Avenue is acting like it’s the heyday of the Pillsbury Doughboy, Toucan Sam and Mr. Whipple.TV ads, those 30-second sales pitches that prognosticators like to say are on the way out and about which consumers complain incessantly, are suddenly popular again – at least among the people who buy them. How else to explain why big advertisers, with a dizzying array of new ways to reach customers with soci...

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The skinniest virtual pay-TV offering available is going by the wayside. Philo, the over-the-top TV company backed by four cable programmers, is eliminating its super-skinny bundle that offered more than 40 channels for just $16 per month for new customers.It’s more evidence that OTT players are being forced to adjust their pricing and packaging — and move to a more sustainable economic model.As of May 6, Philo will offer only the $20-per-month plan (with 58 channels) to new subscrib...

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NBC Sports Washington is debuting an interactive Washington Wizards alternate live-game experience tonight to better connect with viewers and sports bettors.The broadcast, which is airing on NBC Sports Washington Plus, features a free-to-play predictive gaming contest with a $500 prize, along with real-time sports-betting data and statistics. Approximately 30 questions will appear throughout the game, allowing viewers to predict various game and player performance outcomes. The interactive game,...
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Sinclair is staying busy at CES drumming up excitement around the ATSC 3.0 next-generation TV standards. The company’s latest move looks to capitalize on the technology’s mobile reception capabilities.Sinclair announced a nonbinding agreement today with audio specialist Harman and Korean mobile operator SK Telecom to develop and launch digital broadcasting network-based automotive electronics technology for global markets. In other words, the companies want to design a way for driver...
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DirecTV Latin America has acquired rights to broadcast the Copa Sudamericana and the Recopa in Spanish-speaking Latin America and the Caribbean for the period 2019-2022.The operator was selected in “an open and competitive bidding process that included the participation several bidders,” said the South American Soccer Confederation (Conmebol).DirecTV reported that in Paraguay and Bolivia, where it does not have operations, the company will provide the transmission through subsidiarie...
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In a sign that esports and traditional TV are continuing to cozy up, ESPN, Disney XD and Blizzard Entertainment have a new exclusive multiyear deal for live television coverage of the Overwatch League.The agreement kicked off with Overwatch League playoff coverage on Wednesday, July 11, on both networks, and the 2017–2018 Overwatch League season will wrap up with the Grand Finals live from Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York, on ESPN and Disney XD July 27–28. Subscribers can also l...
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Dish is doubling down on cord cutting: The company’s AirTV subsidiary introduced a new device Wednesday that allows users to watch free live feeds from broadcast networks like ABC, NBC, CBS and Fox on TVs and mobile devices around their house and on the go. Later this year, AirTV plans to add DVR functionality to the device as well.AirTV, as the device is simply called, retails for $120, and comes with a $25 credit for Dish’s Sling TV streaming service. That combination is no acciden...
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EVENTS

Code Media 2019 Conference
CODE MEDIA 2019 CONFERENCE
November 18-19, 2019
Media and technology companies used to be in separate lanes. Not anymore: Apple and Amazon are now competing directly with Disney and Comcast; Facebook and Google dominate the ad business; and Spotify is both boosting and unnerving the big music labels. And all of this is getting reshuffled, seeming...

MVC future game summit 2019
MVC FUTURE GAME SUMMIT 2019
November 25-26, 2019
Future Games Summit is back for its 3rd year with a jam packed 2-day event programme exploring the impact of future technologies, business trends and creative innovations inthe interactive entertainment industry. Taking place AL Altitude London in November, Future Games Summit will bring together cr...